Telecom Egypt, the first integrated operator of communications and information technology services in Egypt and one of the largest submarine cable operators in the region, and Orange Jordan, the leading operator of integrated communications services, and a subsidiary of the Orange International Group, have signed a strategic cooperation agreement to establish a new international route connecting the country of Iraq in Europe through Egyptian and Jordanian countries.
The new road (CAB) CAIRO-AMMAN-BAGHADAD system is in line with the two companies’ strategy to expand in providing the latest high-quality telecommunications services to operators in the Middle East, specifically the Iraqi market, based on the leading international infrastructure of the two companies through multiple submarine cables, where the networks of the two companies will be merged to provide high-quality, low-latency communication services through diverse and highly flexible paths to meet the increasing demand for communication services in the to meet Iraqi market.
The CAB system is expected to enter service during the third quarter of 2022, and once launched, it will be the most advanced and fastest lane connecting Iraq to Europe, depending on the infrastructure of Telecom Egypt and Orange-Jordan.
Ing. Adel Hamed, Managing Director and CEO of Telecom Egypt, said:
“We are pleased to work with Orange Jordan to build the new system, which will enrich the experience of users in Iraq by providing services through a new, highly flexible path,” adding, “We are proud to to work with the Orange Group, our strategic partner, to develop the telecommunications infrastructure and improve the quality of services provided in the region.” .
For his part, Thierry Marigny, CEO of Orange Jordan, said:
“The new CAB route represents a rich addition to serving the Iraqi market. Through this strategic partnership with Telecom Egypt, the company will be able to meet the increasing demand for telecommunications services within Iraq through new, highly reliable routes that Connecting Iraq seamlessly with Europe,” adding, “Orange Jordan is proud to be part of the CAB cable that will contribute to the improvement of communication services between Europe and Iraq, confirming its position as a leading digital service provider .”
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About Telecom Egypt
The Egyptian Company is the first integrated telecommunications operator in the Arab Republic of Egypt, providing its customers with all terrestrial voice communication services, high-speed Internet services and mobile phone services, in addition to its long history of service to the Egyptian people for more than 160 years. maintaining the Egyptian telecommunications market, not only through the latest global technology it offers to its individual and institutional customers, but also through its strong infrastructure and a wide network of submarine cables through which most of the Internet traffic passes. .
between different parts of the world. Telecom Egypt also owns a 45% stake in Vodafone Egypt.
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About Orange Jordan
Orange Jordan is a leading provider of a range of telecommunications services, such as fixed, cellular, internet and data, to meet the needs of its growing customer base, reaching 3.2 million people across the Kingdom. The Orange family in the Kingdom includes more than 1,600 employees, as well as partners who are dedicated to leading the company to the highest levels of excellence. In 2007, the fixed, cellular and internet companies became one company under the Orange brand. The company offers the best network and innovative digital solutions with excellent customer service by expert Orange teams, thus becoming the leading and responsible digital provider in Jordan.
Thanks to its massive investments in infrastructure and services, the company continues to move forward in providing the latest technology in various parts of the Kingdom, to be the leading and responsible digital provider in Jordan. Orange Jordan is a subsidiary of the Orange Group, which provides a wide range of communication services not only to individuals, but also to companies through its brand (Orange Business Services – OBS) for business services, through which it provides a comprehensive range of information. and communication technology services to global companies.
Orange Jordan prides itself on its seven core values: transparency, flexibility, focus on results, focus on customers, collaboration, concern and excellence. Through its social responsibility strategy, Orange Jordan continues to make a sustainable impact on the lives of Jordanians and their communities by focusing on three main pillars: digital education, digital inclusion and leadership.
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